Margate & Atlantic City Schools Spend Most Per Student

Atlantic City High School Education

Once again, Atlantic City was one of the top spenders per-student in larger, New Jersey school districts. Margate and Brigantine have some of the highest costs per-pupil in smaller, NJ school districts.

Costs per pupil don’t include expenses like transportation, construction debt and tuition for out-of-district programs.

2019-20 Taxpayer’s Guide to Education Spending

Budgetary Per Pupil School Spending for local districts:

School District2017-182018-192019-20
Margate$27,516$27,647$30,327
Brigantine$23,063$24,726$26,493
Ventnor$18,751$20,139$21,292
Absecon City$11,549$12,878$14,709
Galloway Twp$15,314$16,058$17,032
Linwood$15,919$16,294$17,379
Northfield$14,390$14,570$15,269
Somers Point$16,357$17,058$17,979
Pleasantville$18,357$18,739$19,157
Atlantic City$16,478$17,954$19,703
Egg Harbor Twp$14,330$15,179$16,191
Greater Egg Harbor Reg$16,523$16,788$17,985
Mainland Regional$18,338$19,141$21,468
Atlantic Co Vocational$13,166$13,584$16,078
Atlantic Community Charter$15,332$15,552$16,249
Intl Academy Of Atlantic City$13,565$14,503$14,405
Charter~tech High School$16,138$16,854$17,602

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

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